The only competition that ever matters is to make the current you better
than the prior you. To become more of ones potential.
When you use another's triumphs to set your own bar you may be setting your own bar far below what is possible for you.
can always become more--we do it everyday, naturally. Each time we
learn something new we are no longer the exact same person we were
before we knew that new knowledge. It impacts our entire life--our
decisions, our relationships, our successes.
Only by deciding on
ones own desires and using our individual potential to establish our
goals can we achieve beyond what those who have come before have done.
the children to follow their passions so that they wont be forced to buy college essays
for the subjects they hate learning--if they love a subject nourish
their interest but do not mandate that they remain with it forever.
Sometimes an intense interest is merely building the platform from which
further growth will occur. Music interest may be helping mold a brain
that thinks in different ways than it would without the music background
and helps them in a "seeming" totally unrelated subject to find
solutions and reach conclusions they would have never come to without
the neuro-pathways build during a "music phase."
Look at your own
life and see how--especially if you have used your intuition to guide
your path--each step of your own life has contributed in some way to
your current path. Even so-called failures contribute to
growth-sometimes great growth and result in stunning success.